There are 6 ways to get from New Orleans to Santa Fe by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Santa Fe  •  6 h 23 min

  1. MSY - SAF

$239 - $957

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  32 h 27 min

$185 - $403

4 alternative options

Fly to Albuquerque  •  7 h 32 min

  1. MSY - ABQ

$207 - $800

Train, bus  •  38 h 39 min

$209 - $522

Train  •  2 days 1 h

$302 - $866

Drive  •  19 h 58 min

  1. 1166 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Santa Fe, NM, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from New Orleans to Santa Fe hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from New Orleans to Santa Fe via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center, and Downtown Albuquerque in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Santa Fe via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Rio Metro Regional Transit District
Phone
1-866-795-7245
Email
riometro@mrcog-nm.gov
Website
riometro.org
Train from Los Ranchos/Journal Center to South Capitol
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
riometro.org
Train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
riometro.org
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
25 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$300 - $440
Business Coach Seat
$360 - $500
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Orleans, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Dallas, Tx to El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso, TX to Albuquerque, NM
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Orleans and Santa Fe is 1611 km. The road distance is 1866 km.

The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Santa Fe is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Santa Fe is to fly which takes 6 h 23 min and costs $230 - $1,000.

No, there is no direct train from New Orleans to Santa Fe. However, there are services departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak and arriving at Santa Fe Depot via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Downtown Albuquerque. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from New Orleans to Santa Fe, including transfers.